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Sunday share tips: Aggreko, Essar, Scholium 09 Mar 2014 | 14:05
As Rupert Soames leaves Aggreko for Serco after 11 years as Chief Executive, it is time to sell the shares, Questor advised in the Sunday Telegraph. The shares rose from 140p to £16 in Soames' time as boss at the temporary power company. Profits peaked in 2012 when Aggreko supplied power for the London Olympics and reconstruction projects in Japan after the tsunami. With that business gone, Aggreko's price to forward earnings ratio of 19.2 is too high. The announcement of more capital returning to shareholders also suggests growth prospects are fewer.
Week ahead: Chinese data and MPC back in focus 09 Mar 2014 | 12:04
The coming week will see a shift towards Asia in terms of the most potentially market moving data and events. Thus, Thursday will bring with it a raft of Chinese data, including the latest figures on industrial production and retail sales. The exact date for the release of the latest statistics on money supply has not yet been set but they are also scheduled for release during the week.
Sunday newspaper round-up: WM Morrison, BP, Barclays 09 Mar 2014 | 10:14
WM Morrison is preparing to announce aggressive price cuts and 500m pounds of property sales this week, the Sunday Times reported. The price cuts aim to take on Aldi and Lidl, the German chains whose prices have lured MM Morrison customers. The £500m of property sales out of a total portfolio of £10bn aim to offset the impact of the price cuts. Sir Ken Morrison, head of the founding family, is said to be "apoplectic" about the company's recent decline.
US close: Stocks rise after jobs data, but Ukraine concerns limit gains 08 Mar 2014 | 10:46
Non-farm payrolls rise 175k, ahead of forecast; Jobless rate rises to 6.7 per cent; Trade deficit widens; Ukraine in focus amid Crimea intervention.
London close: Ukraine concerns drive stocks firmly lower 07 Mar 2014 | 16:59
FTSE closes down 76 points; Ukraine continues to dent confidence; Copper prices hit by China worries